Ancient Egyptians first to use toothbrush and toothpaste…Year 5000 BC !
The ancient Egyptians tried to take care of themselves. They were the first to use a toothbrush and toothpaste (made from eggshells and bull hooves) to clean their teeth as a regular ritual.
The oldest recipe for toothpaste in the world was found in a collection of papyrus documents in the National Library of Vienna, the old Egyptian author carefully wrote the recipe “for white teeth and perfection when mixed with saliva in the mouth, it forms a clean toothpaste”.
The recipe is: rock salt, mint, and dried iris flower, all mixed with pepper beans.
This formula was experimented with by modern researchers and showed its effects at the conference on Dentistry in Vienna in 2003. To this end, an Austrian dentist stated how the resulting effect paste had initially resulted in bleeding, but was more effective. of many toothpaste products in the 19th and early 20th centuries.